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BBC warns flash photography can also occur ‘in real life’

Viewers may find some of the warnings distressingThe BBC has cautioned its audience that while it can warn people about news reports featuring flash photography, the Corporation is “powerless” to protect people from flash photography that occurs “off air” and away from television cameras in the course of everyday life.

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Posted: Mar 23rd, 2014
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Murder fears hit Scandinavian tourist industry

nobody mentioned anythiing bleak in the brochureFewer people are making leisure trips to Scandinavia, for fear of being hideously murdered or being overcome with the desire to kill another, according to tourism analysts.

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2014
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BBC 2 declares war on BBC 1

could signal the end of Gardener's Question Time‘Outsourced catering staff, fearing for their lives, have fled the battle scenes, leaving tea bars and soup ‘n’ baguette franchises empty’

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2014
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Metropolitan Police to be nicer on Tuesdays

Metropolitan PoliteMetropolitan Police officers in London are to start being nicer on Tuesdays, Scotland Yard has announced.

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2014
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Lawyers riot at prospect of poor people in court

Send them down, or, if M'lud permits, up.Wigs flew, gowns were ripped and silk breeches muddied as senior members of the British Judiciary rioted in the Inns of Court yesterday afternoon. Many senior judges and lawyers say they are ‘at the end of their tether’ at having to preside over criminal cases involving poor people, causing barristers to run amok in London’s famous and historic legal district…

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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